Strategies from K-12 schools, districts, and programs that are dramatically improving the learning process.
We share evidence- and practitioner-based learning strategies that empower you to improve K-12 education.
Explore and share tips, strategies, and resources for helping students develop in elementary school grades K-2.
Project- and play-based learning are essential in the early grades to develop creative learning dispositions during the brain's most active period of synaptic growth.
Teaching young children to code is far from a tedious exercise with the thoughtful, age-appropriate use of game-like apps and robotic devices.
Author Sarah Richard shares valuable tips to help kindergarten teachers have a successful first day.
Erika Burton explains how parents can create the stepping stones toward literacy for their preK children.
Teacher Gaetan Pappalardo offers elementary educators ideas on how to manage student behavior and needs.
Filmmaker Randy Taran looks at compassion in action, the fifth door of her "7 Doors to Happiness" series.
Educators from Ariel Community Academy, in Chicago, have provided lesson plans and web resources to help you get started.
Author Kevin Washburn looks at curiosity and how to inspire it in students through the questions we ask them.
Family and community involvement play essential roles in the success of schools, explains blogger Anne O'Brien.
Psychology professor Art Markman explains how improving a child's home study habits now can make them better learners for life.
Blogger Mark Phillips compares the theory behind a proposed U.S. "Creativity Index" with the proven results of Venezuela's "El Sistema."
Blogger Maurice Elias makes a case for developing character and social and emotional skills in student.
Art and movement blend into academics at this K-8 public school.
When students lack curiosity and are disinterested in the classroom, teachers need to reevaluate their lesson plan.
If enough educators -- and noneducators -- realize there are serious flaws in how we evaluate our schools, maybe we can stop this absurdity.
For a classroom to be high-functioning, a teacher needs to be committed to each and every student learning.
The wide range of academic ability in our classrooms underscores the need for a new approach to class organization.
Milton Chen covers some innovative uses of the iPod in helping young English language-learners master reading, writing, and much more.